'Melrose Place' Stars Talk Heather Locklear's Potential Return

Katie Cassidy, Josie Bissett at The CW's 'Melrose Place' premiere party, Los Angeles, Aug. 22, 2009 Katie Cassidy, Josie Bissett at The CW's 'Melrose Place' premiere party, Los Angeles, Aug. 22, 2009

Stars of The CW’s “Melrose Place” reboot stepped out over the weekend for their premiere party where one infamous blonde was on everyone’s lips – Heather Locklear.

When news first broke that twenty-something primetime soap “Melrose Place” was coming back, reports of Heather Locklear reprising her role as uber-bitch Amanda Woodward were quickly shot down. But recently the rumors have surfaced again that Heather has been approached.

“I saw a little something, something on the Internet,” a wide-eyed Josie Bissett, who is reprising her role as Jane Andrews Mancini, told AccessHollywood.com’s Laura Saltman about Heather’s rumored return. “I hope so!”

Katie Cassidy, who stars as Ella Sims, the newest blonde cutthroat female on the show, said she would welcome Heather to the set with open arms.

“I think it’s great. Heather Locklear is amazing and we would be more than thrilled – Heather — if you came on our show,” Katie, the daughter of David Cassidy, said.

Katie said she feels there could be some potential catfights with Amanda if Heather chooses to return.

“They’re both business women,” Katie noted. “I think there could be some really fun material happening there. It would be an honor to have her on. So hopefully… We’ll see.”

Daphne Zuniga, who has signed on to return as Jo Reynolds for two episodes, said she would enjoy seeing Heather back on screen. She believes that the new “Melrose Place” bad girls can’t compete with how wicked Heather made Amanda.

“No one is Heather,” Daphne said. “Nobody. The new [bitch on the show], I think her name is Ella, she’s lovely, she’s great as being a bitch, but nobody is Heather Locklear as far as that goes.”

“Melrose Place” premiers on The CW on Tuesday, September 8 at 9 PM.

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